Jammu, December 14: Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday late night arrested 65-year-old former Pakistan army man named Mohammad Baksh while he was trying to infiltrate into Jammu and Kashmir from the International Border (IB) in Ramgarh sector of Samba district in Jammu division.
Mohammad Baksh hailing from Village Gandiya of Sialkot was arrested on Monday night when he was attempted to sneak in under the cover of dense fog and thick sarkanda (elephant grass) growth.
The BSF had also seized two identity cards including one pertaining to his nationality, two Pakistani currency notes of Rs 500 each, a small knife and a paper with’CMA Lahore Cantt’ written on it, from the infiltrator. Like to tell you that BSF officials have also confirmed about the identity of intruder as Mohammad Baksh, son of Firozdin of village Gandiyal in Sialkot district, had admitted to be a retired member of the Pakistan army.
BSF spokesperson said that the Pakistani agencies are making desperate and regular attempts to infiltrate militants/intruders with ill intentions inside Indian territory in order to execute their nefarious designs. He further said that suspected movement of four to five persons was noticed inside Pakistan territory close to the International Boundary but BSF have kept eyes on such movements.
On the other side, inspector General of BSF, Jammu Frontier, DK Upadhyay told that generally old people work as guides for infiltrators and when they are caught they pretend to be insane."He could have been guide or he might have to be sent to see whether BSF is vigilant or not or to do recci of some route where from people could be infiltrated. His interrogation is still on," he further said.
Interestingly, this incident came just after a day when three heavily armed terrorists were eliminated by Indian armed forces in the Ramgarh sector of the Kashmir.